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Fire danger rating set at moderate

Fire danger rating set at moderate effective August 26

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 06:00 PM

Effective August 26 the fire danger rating in Severn is set to moderate. Burning is permitted but please burn with caution. 

About the fire danger rating

Always check the fire danger rating before starting a fire. The fire danger rating is determined using the Fire Weather Index (FWI), an internationally used method for ranking the risk of open-air fires. It considers humidity, temperature, recent rain amounts, as well as wind directions and wind speed.

What do the ratings mean?
  • Low: Low fire...

Notice of road closure for Mill Street in Coldwater

Notice of road closure for Mill Street August 29 to September 2

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 03:19 PM

Notice of road closure

A full road closure will be in place on Mill Street in Coldwater from Monday, August 29 up to and including Friday, September 2 to allow for exterior building repairs.

A detour will be available via Coldwater Road to Sturgeon Bay Road, and Eplett Street to Mill Street. Local access to Mill Street will be from Eplett Street up to 2 Mill Street.

Waste collection by the County of Simcoe will continue as scheduled. All waste collection bins for 2 Mill Street will be relocated to...

List of Certified Candidates

List of Certified Candidates for the October Municipal and School Board election

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2022 05:40 PM

Municipal and School Board Elections in the Township of Severn will be held on October 24, 2022 for the following offices: 

  • Mayor (1 to be elected)
  • Deputy Mayor (1 to be elected)
  • Councillor Ward 2 (1 to be elected)
  • Councillor Ward 4 (1 to be elected)
  • Trustee, Simcoe County District School Board (1 to be elected)
  • Conseiller, Conseil scolaire Viamonde Board (1 to be elected)

Please note that the acclaimed offices of Ward 1, Ward 5, Trustee, Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, and Conseiller,...

Notice of trail closure on August 23

Section of Uhthoff Trail closed August 23

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2022 12:16 PM

Notice details

A section of the Uhthoff Trail between Southhorn Road and Dunns Line will be closed on Tuesday, August 23 starting at 7:00 a.m. for gate installation. The trail section is expected to reopen Wednesday, August 24. 

Trail users can connect to the next section of trail by travelling on Southhorn Road

Visit for maps and information on trail access.

Staff contact

Pat Harwood
Manager of Recreation and Facilities
Phone: 705-325-2315 x253
Email Pat

Recreation Master Plan draft for public review

Severn seeks resident feedback on the Recreation Master Plan

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2022 09:45 AM

Township of Severn is gathering public feedback on the final draft of the Recreation Master Plan. This project was initiated in 2021 to identify the recreational gaps, needs, and interests of the community. Over the past two years, thinc design consultants undertook a detailed review of the current state of recreation in Severn, including extensive public consultation to develop a customized plan for the Township. Now in its final stages, Council is seeking community feedback to gather input on the...